Animated

A Study in Disney: ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ (1996)

A Study in Disney: ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ (1996)

Disney is as much a part of our lives as love and death.  It’s wrapped around us, and not just in our childhood.  There are thousands and thousands of Disney movies by this point but the one that really shape the company and the culture are the animated features.  Disney busted out of the gate […]

| January 18, 2022
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A Study in Disney: ‘Pocahontas’ (1995)

A Study in Disney: ‘Pocahontas’ (1995)

Disney is as much a part of our lives as love and death.  It’s wrapped around us, and not just in our childhood.  There are thousands and thousands of Disney movies by this point but the one that really shape the company and the culture are the animated features.  Disney busted out of the gate […]

| January 16, 2022
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A Study in Disney: ‘The Lion King’ (1994)

A Study in Disney: ‘The Lion King’ (1994)

Disney is as much a part of our lives as love and death.  It’s wrapped around us, and not just in our childhood.  There are thousands and thousands of Disney movies by this point but the one that really shape the company and the culture are the animated features.  Disney busted out of the gate […]

| January 14, 2022
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The Disney Renaissance, Part II | The Pod Bay Doors Movie Podcast

The Disney Renaissance, Part II | The Pod Bay Doors Movie Podcast

As my ‘Study in Disney” moves into The Disney Renaissance, here is an episode of my podcast in which myself and my co-host Doug Heller tackled ‘Aladdin’, ‘The Lion King’ and (unfortunately) Pocahontas.

| January 12, 2022
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A Study in Disney: ‘Aladdin’ (1992)

A Study in Disney: ‘Aladdin’ (1992)

Disney is as much a part of our lives as love and death.  It’s wrapped around us, and not just in our childhood.  There are thousands and thousands of Disney movies by this point but the one that really shape the company and the culture are the animated features.  Disney busted out of the gate […]

| January 12, 2022
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A Study in Disney: ‘The Rescuers’ (1977)

A Study in Disney: ‘The Rescuers’ (1977)

Disney is as much a part of our lives as love and death.  It’s wrapped around us, and not just in our childhood.  There are thousands and thousands of Disney movies by this point but the one that really shape the company and the culture are the animated features.  Disney busted out of the gate […]

| December 27, 2021
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A Study in Disney: ‘The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh’ (1977)

A Study in Disney: ‘The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh’ (1977)

Merry Christmas, everyone! Disney is as much a part of our lives as love and death.  It’s wrapped around us, and not just in our childhood.  There are thousands and thousands of Disney movies by this point but the one that really shape the company and the culture are the animated features.  Disney busted out […]

| December 25, 2021
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A Study in Disney: ‘The Aristocats’ (1970)

A Study in Disney: ‘The Aristocats’ (1970)

Disney is as much a part of our lives as love and death.  It’s wrapped around us, and not just in our childhood.  There are thousands and thousands of Disney movies by this point but the one that really shape the company and the culture are the animated features.  Disney busted out of the gate […]

| December 21, 2021
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